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UpWest Featured in Forbes
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UpWest Featured in Forbes

We are excited to be featured in Forbes and talking to Brian Rashid about leadership and backing aspirational entrepreneurs who look to make impact. From the article: “UpWest Labs is a unique example of a fund impacting the future by seeking out the perfect combination of bold entrepreneurs, large market opportunities and cutting edge innovation. […]

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UpWest Labs’ Portfolio Passes $100M in Funding, As Seed Fund Announces New Phase For Maturing Startups
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UpWest Labs’ Portfolio Passes $100M in Funding, As Seed Fund Announces New Phase For Maturing Startups

UpWest Labs’ Portfolio Passes $100M in Funding, As Seed Fund Announces New Phase For Maturing Startups  Phase Two expands resources and infrastructure for UpWest Labs’ later stage companies   Palo Alto, Calif. — July 16, 2015 — UpWest Labs, a leading Silicon Valley seed fund that brings Israeli startups to the U.S., is today announcing […]

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5 Tips On How To Get Into UpWest Labs
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5 Tips On How To Get Into UpWest Labs

For us, our primary goal was to establish momentum by speaking to high-profile customers (attracting further customers), and in turn, draw investors (drawing further investors). We believed that a move to Silicon Valley via UpWest Labs would help us reach these goals and increase our chances of building a big company. — Danni Friedland, CEO […]

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The Greatest Skill Every Successful Founder-CEO Must Learn: Letting Go
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The Greatest Skill Every Successful Founder-CEO Must Learn: Letting Go

This post was originally featured on Entrepreneur on June 3rd, 2015. Entrepreneurship is a deeply personal endeavor, especially for founder-CEOs who must believe in their companies above anything else. Indeed, a startup is not terribly different from parenting, in that thousands of hours are spent nurturing children and and helping them to grow. In both the result is a strong […]

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UpWest Labs Awarded “Best Accelerator in 2013” By GeekTime
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UpWest Labs Awarded “Best Accelerator in 2013” By GeekTime

We are excited and honored to be awarded in the “Best Accelerator” category as Israel’s leading tech blogs GeekTime presented its first Geek Awards ceremony hosting Israel’s top tech leaders. Among the honored winners were this year big winners: Waze, Wix and PrimeSense. Our co-founder Gil Ben-Artzy attended the ceremony to receive the award. We […]

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